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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1850
DIMENSIONS 1 x 5 11/16 x 5 11/16 in. (2.5 x 14.4 x 14.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptiions
CREDIT LINE Gift of George West
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Porcelain saucer with gilt decoration. Round deep saucer raised on foot rim. Gilt band around rim. Rim molded with eight truncated heart shapes with three-leaf cluster at interstices. Alternating gilt leaf and flower motif at center of each molded section: one motif with horizontal branch and one flower; alternating design with horizontal branch and three flowers. CONDITION - Very good. Minor loss to gilt rim; scratches due to normal wear.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Attributed to Charles Cartlidge & Co. (1848–1856). Saucer, ca. 1850. Porcelain, 1 x 5 11/16 x 5 11/16 in. (2.5 x 14.4 x 14.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George West, 1991.98. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.98.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1991.98.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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